Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.
I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.
The number one problem that keeps people from winning in the United States today is lack of belief in themselves.
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
Only in the darkness, you are able to see the stars.
When I give, I give myself.
There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.
I just couldn't take school seriously: I had this guitar neck with four frets which I kept hidden under the desk. It had strings on it so I would practice my chord shapes under the desk and that's about all I did at school.
Victory is for those who can say 'Victory is mine'. Success is for those who can begin saying 'I will succeed' and say 'I have succeeded' in the end.
If you put off everything till you're sure of it, you'll never get anything done.
Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
One must maintain a little bittle of summer, even in the middle of winter.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't goin' away.
I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.